Featured Classes and Events
May 14 | CRMLS FREE Training – CVAR EAST
May 16 | Remine Training – CVAR HQ – Free!
Click here for full calendar of events on www.cvar.net
FREE FRIDAYS coming in June!
June is CVAR Member Appreciation Month! Join us for FREE FRIDAYS every Friday at all CVAR locations. These classes are free and lunch is provided! Click here for class details and for more information on Member Appreciation Month!
FHA Loan Can Help With Home Repair
Do you or a client have an eye on a fixer-upper or a foreclosure home? An FHA home loan program can help you buy the place and give it a makeover. READ MORE
How to Kill Odors in Your Listing
Get quick tips for zapping offensive scents from seasoned real estate professionals and staging and decluttering experts. READ MORE
May Luckiest Month for Sellers
May is the best month to sell a home nationwide, according to researchers who evaluated the sales of 14.7 million homes from 2011 to 2017. READ MORE
CA First State to Require Solar
The Golden State is the first in the U.S. to require solar panels on almost all new homes built after Jan. 1, 2020, as part of the standards adopted by the California Energy Commission. READ MORE
Americans Optimistic–64% of U.S. adults continue to believe home prices in their local area will increase over the next year. (MarketWatch)
Mortgage Market – In the first quarter of 2018 saw the 19th consecutive decrease in annual mortgage delinquencies. (TransUnion)
Do the Math – Buyers most likely to want a starter home, based on an income of $39,786 in San Jose, would need to spend 104% of their income to afford a 20% down payment, monthly mortgage payments, property taxes and home insurance. (Trulia)
Product of the Month – May
Get 10% off at all three CVAR stores!
1st Quarter 2018 Market Data
Bring the latest housing market info to your clients!
The 1st Quarter market data for 2018 is now available at CVAR Market At A Glance. See the latest market information for three counties:
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What AI Will Do to Real Estate
AI is going to shrink the real estate industry. This was one takeaway from the recent panel convened by C.A.R.’s Center for California Real Estate to discuss how the real estate industry can adopt and embrace artificial intelligence. READ MORE
5 Secrets to Building Successful Real Estate Brand
Agents build relationships with clients as they help them make the most significant financial and emotional decision of their lives. That’s why personal stories should be core to every touch point of agents’ brands. READ MORE